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Which is you favourite bird?

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:57 pm

Seems the Bateleur is quite a popular one :D
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by wildflowergirl » Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:01 pm

Bateleur; fish eagle; martial eagle; crested barbet; saddle billed stork; woodland kingfisher. and i think a narina Trogon as well, even though i never saw them but hope to see one still.
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by bishop3006 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:48 pm

Favourite bird... :hmz:

Waking up in the veldt on a freezing morning, listening to the francolin calling... Hearing the bush wake up, all a'twittering... The mourning doves cooing you along, and the bush alive with all the feathered friends... the metallic chink-chink of disturbed guineafowl... The fish-eagle calling overhead as you sit next to the calm and quiet water... The swallows chattering excitedly overhead in the swarms of insects... The nightjar and owl keeping you company as you sit next to the campfire, content after a hard day...

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My favourite bird? :hmz: That one which I'm seeing/hearing at that point in time.
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by flying cheetah » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:54 pm

Woodland Kingfisher :dance:
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:13 pm

Well said bishop3006 :thumbs_up:
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Gemma T » Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:27 pm

Love the Crested Barbet - they are so comical. My dad always says they look like they were designed by a committee that wanted to get all the colours in!!
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by ossendryver » Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:09 pm

bataleur and Guinea fowl

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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by harrys » Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:50 pm

Bateleur :thumbs_up:
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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by Rottie » Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:06 pm

Undoubtedly the Fish Eagle,

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Re: Which is you favourite bird?

Unread post by WELSH_ASH » Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:51 pm

I would say Pel's Fishing Owl if I have been lucky to see one, so out of the birds I have seen it has to be Verraux's Eagle Owl


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